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City hopeful on long-term Nasri deal

Samir Nasri could be set to commit his long-term future to Manchester City.

Manchester City are hopeful Samir Nasri will commit his future to the club by signing a long-term contract this summer, a source told ESPN.

However, while the Premier League champions are in talks with the France international midfielder, a deal is yet to be agreed.

Nasri, 26, who is currently on holiday in Dubai, has 12 months left on the four-year contract he signed when he joined from Arsenal for 24 million pounds in 2011. And while he could leave on a free transfer next summer if no extension is agreed, that is unlikely and he is expected to put pen to paper.

The former Marseille midfielder's future at the Etihad Stadium was in doubt when he lost form and fell out of favour during Roberto Mancini's final season at the helm and the Italian said in one interview that he wanted to "punch" Nasri for his poor performances.

But he has established a better relationship with current manager Manuel Pellegrini and enjoyed an excellent campaign, scoring in both the Capital One Cup final and the final-day win over West Ham which secured City the title.

Nasri, who has scored 22 goals in 129 games for City, was a controversial omission from the France squad for this summer's World Cup.

City also face a decision about his fellow midfielder James Milner, who is about to enter the final year of his contract.

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